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  • Emma Hamilton and Late Eighteenth Century European Art

    Agency, Performance, and Representation

    By Ersy Contogouris

    This book uses an art historical and feminist methodology to engage with Emma Hamilton, an eighteenth century celebrity who appeared in many works of art by important artists including Angelica Kauffmann, Benjamin West and Élisabeth Vigée-Le Brun. Ersy Contogouris analyzes works of art in which…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • Sound, Sin, and Conversion in Victorian England

    By Julia Grella O'Connell

    The plight of the fallen woman is one of the salient themes of nineteenth-century art and literature; indeed, the ubiquity of the trope galvanized the Victorian conscience and acted as a spur to social reform. In some notable examples, Julia Grella O’Connell argues, the iconography of the Victorian…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Académie Royale

    A History in Portraits

    By Hannah Williams

    From its establishment in 1648 until its disbanding in 1793 after the French Revolution, the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture was the centre of the Parisian art world. Taking the reader behind the scenes of this elite bastion of French art theory, education, and practice, this engaging…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Part-Architecture

    The Maison de Verre, Duchamp, Domesticity and Desire in 1930s Paris

    By Emma Cheatle

    Part-Architecture presents a detailed and original study of Pierre Chareau’s Maison de Verre through another seminal modernist artwork, Marcel Duchamp’s Large Glass. Aligning the two works materially, historically and conceptually, the book challenges the accepted architectural descriptions of the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Feminist Perspectives on Art

    Contemporary Outtakes

    Edited by Jacqueline Millner, Catriona Moore

    When the body is foregrounded in artwork – as in much contemporary performance, sculptural installation and video work – so is gendered and sexualised difference. Feminist Perspectives on Art: Contemporary Outtakes looks to interactions between art history, theory, curation and studio-based…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19 
    Routledge

  • Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935

    The Gender of Ornament

    Edited by Bridget Elliott, Janice Helland

    This title was first published in 2002. To date, studies explaining decorative practice in the early modernist period have largely overlooked the work of women artists. For the most part, studies have focused on the denigration of decorative work by leading male artists, frequently dismissed as…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This collection of essays offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits ‘canonical’ forms…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Art, Nation and Gender

    Ethnic Landscapes, Myths and Mother-Figures

    Edited by Tricia Cusack, Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch

    This title was first published in 2003. The essay collection explores the conjunctions of nation, gender, and visual representation in a number of countries-including Ireland, Scotland, Britain, Canada, Finland, Russia and Germany-during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributors show…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence

    Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace

    By Stefanie Solum

    Long obfuscated by modern definitions of historical evidence and art patronage, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de’ Medici’s impact on the visual world of her time comes to light in this book, the first full-length scholarly argument for a lay woman’s contributions to the visual arts of fifteenth-century…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Art, Awakening, and Modernity in the Middle East

    The Arab Nude

    Edited by Octavian Esanu

    This edited scholarly volume offers a perspective on the history of the genre of the nude in the Middle East and includes contributions written by scholars from several disciplines (art history, history, anthropology). Each chapter provides a distinct perspective on the early days of the fine arts…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Differential Aesthetics

    Art Practices, Philosophy and Feminist Understandings

    By Penny Florence, Nicola Foster

    This title was first published in 2000. This is an interdisciplinary and international collection on aesthetics with contributions from artists and philosophers and the range of thinkers about art in between. It aims to provide a forum for the kinds of question that used to be addressed within…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge

  • Women, Art, and Architecture in Northern Italy, 1520–1580

    Negotiating Power

    By Katherine A. McIver

    Expanding interdisciplinary investigations into gender and material culture, Katherine A. McIver here adds a new dimension to Renaissance patronage studies by considering domestic art - the decoration of the domestic interior - as opposed to patronage of the fine arts (painting, sculpture and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

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